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The 2019 arrest outside Monroe, Louisiana, is the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. Louisiana state troopers were captured on body camera video stunning, punching and dragging a Black man as he apologized for leading them on a high-speed chase — footage of the man’s last moments alive that...

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  • May 21, 2021

 Of all the hundreds of voting suppression bills popping up across the country right now, one of the most nefarious is Georgia’s recently passed law that, among other things, makes it a misdemeanor to give water to voters waiting in line. Language was added to an existing law banning voter gifts that...

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  • March 27, 2021

Running a GOP candidate with a name resembling the Democratic incumbent may have drawn away enough votes to allow another GOP candidate to win a Florida state senate seat.  On election night Frank Artiles bragged about planting no-party candidate in key Miami-Dade Senate race. The county’s top prosecutor, Katherine Fernandez...

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  • March 19, 2021

Every Republican in the Arizona Senate co-sponsored a resolution demanding the Supervisor of Elections for Arizona’s largest county, Maricopa, to be arrested for declaring Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election and for not complying with their illegal demand to turn over election equipment and mail-in ballots to a Trump-allied firm...

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  • February 28, 2021

Slowly we turn…. more Trump revelations ahead as his recorded talks with Putin are now available to Biden and Ukraine releases tapes of Giuliani hectoring them to investigate Biden. Then again there’s the distant hope that a vain Trump will be frustrated enough to testify before the Senate. Maybe a cat lawyer...

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  • February 10, 2021

Are we yet ready to reassure folks that DHS/FBI/BATFE are taking the election even more seriously. x Here. We. Go https://t.co/EwRQeEk7RY— Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiNBC) November 6, 2020 x When Trump calls on his most ardent supporters to “fight” and couples that with misinformation about attempts to “steal” the election, we...

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  • November 6, 2020

That image is not a joke. Lisa Matassa, a country singer and big Trump fan, sent out this tweet and Trump retweeted it. You have to scroll a bit down on his twitter feed to see it, but I nerved myself up and did so. Mediaite has this and a...

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  • October 7, 2020

Philadelphia is where the Founding Fathers met to write the Declaration of Independence from the tyranny of George III. The Philadelphia district attorney is continuing that tradition: He will defend the city from the tyranny of Donald I. Philly DA Krasner vows to arrest federal law enforcement if they break...

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  • July 23, 2020

Yesterday r/The_Donald group got banned by Reddit. Not so easy for the rest of us. x In 2017, we used subreddit algebra to dissect r/The_Donald and filter out commenters’ interest in politics. The results supported the theory that at least a subset of Trump’s supporters were motivated by racism. (*On...

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  • June 30, 2020

I don’t want to bury the lede, so … Back in my drinkin’ days in Wisconsin, they used to say that if you woke up with a hangover you had a “big head.” I never took it literally. Until now, I guess. So during the House Judiciary impeachment meeting yesterday,...

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  • December 12, 2019

Humans have been eating salmon in Alaska for 11,000 years. The cold-water fish is a protein powerhouse and Alaskan wild salmon is beyond delicious. In a heating Arctic, the consequences of our fossil fuel emissions are coming under intense scrutiny. This summer in the Arctic, heat records were smashed, sea...

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  • July 22, 2019

TRIGGER WARNING: The following blog post contains a video featuring flashing lights. Although I am not a physician, I strongly recommend against watching the video contained in this blog post if you suffer from epilepsy or any other medical condition that causes seizures upon seeing flashing lights.

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  • September 18, 2018
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